When can I plant Feverfew in Zone 1a

Before planting it is a good idea to find our USDA Zone info to determine our garden schedule. The most important data that the zone info tells us is average last frost and the lowest expected temperature for our area.

It's a good idea to estimate when it's possible to plant feverfew by looking at the USDA zone info for Zone 1a.


Planting Calendar for Feverfew

Frost tolerance for feverfew: Tolerant of some frost.
When you should plant them: Up to 5 weeks before last frost.

Feverfew do well in mild cold which tells us that you can plant them a bit earlier in the year than other frost tender plants.

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A good time to plant feverfew
Possibly ok, but a risky time to plant feverfew
Probably not a good time to plant feverfew

The earliest that you can plant feverfew in Zone 1a is May. However, you really should wait until June if you don't want to take any chances.

The last month that you can plant feverfew and expect a good harvest is probably July. If you wait any later than that and your feverfew may not have a chance to really do well. Starting your feverfew indoors is a great way to get them started a little bit earlier.

Last Frost Date

On average the last frost has passed is on June 15 in Zone 1a. It might get as low as -60°F during the coldest months of winter.

Remember that USDA zone info for Zone 1a is not always accurate and our actual date of last frost can change quite a bit from year to year. Since half of the time in Zone 1a it frosts late in the year after June 15 be ready to cover your feverfew if we have one of those late frosts.

USDA Zone Info for Zone 1a

Here is the info for USDA Zone 1a.

Average Date of Last Frost (spring)June 15
Average Date of First Frost (fall)July 15
Lowest Expected Low-60°F
Highest Expected Low-55°F

This means that on a really cold year, the coldest it will get is -60°F. On most years you should be prepared to experience lows near -55°F.

Plants to Grow in Zone 1a

You may be interested in our other planting guides for Zone 1a.